nunne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
nunne
an ; f. A nun, a vestal Árwurðe wudewe vel nunne nonna, Wrt. Voc. i. 42, 30. Nunna, 72, 3. Nunne sanctimonialis, 284, 68. Wæs on ðam sylfan mynstre sum hálig nunne erat in ipso monasterio quaedam sanctimonialis femina, Bd, 4, 23; S. 595, 36. Caperronis wæs hátenu heora goda nunne (virgo vestalis ), Ors. 4, 4; Swt. 162, 31. Se ðe mid nunnan hǽme, gehálgodre legerstówe ne sý hé wyrðe, L. Edm. E. 3; Th. i. 246, 6. Ǽfre ne geweorðe, ðæt cristen man gewífige on gehálgodre ǽnigre nunnan, L. Eth. vi. 12; Th. 318, 17. Gif hwá wið nunnan forlicge, sí ǽgðer his weres scildig, ge hé ge heó, L. N. P. L. 63; Th. ii. 300, 20. Be nunnan hǽmede. Gif hwá nunnan of mynstre út álǽde bútan kyninges léfnesse geselle hundtwelftig sciłł .... Gif heó leng libbe ðonne se ðe hié út álǽdde, náge hió his ierfes ówiht. Gif hió bearn gestriéne, næbbe ðæt ðæs ierfes, L. Alf. pol. 8; Th. i. 66, 14-20. Be nunnena onfenge. Gif hwá nunnan mid hǽmedþinge, oððe on hire hrægl, oððe on hire breóst bútan hire leáfe gefó sý hit twýbéte, 18; Th. i. 72, 7-10. Nunnan regollíce libban let nuns live according to their rule, L. Eth. v. 4; Th. i. 304, 27. Sum fǽmne of ðæra nunnena ríme quaedam de numero virginum, Bd. 5, 3 ; S. 616, 3. Nunnena pól, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 313, 26. [Icel. nunna : O. H. Ger. nunna, from Lat. nonna.]
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